The first table below looks at the demand for Security Management skills in IT contracts advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Security Management over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the London region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Security Management
Rank 316 318 335
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +17
Contract jobs citing Security Management 77 63 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.33% 0.29% 0.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.43% 0.38% 0.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 41 55
Average daily rate £438 £460 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.89% +22.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £425 £423
% change year-on-year
- +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.00 £16.50 £65.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% -74.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £55.00 -
% change year-on-year
-41.81% -
Processes & Methodologies Category
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
17874 16444 20506
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 76.49% 75.99% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 12665 11408 13409
Average daily rate £430 £450 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 222 221 325
Average hourly rate £25.00 £31.25 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +4.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.30 £15.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £135.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year
-1.56% +20.75%
Security Management
England

Security Management
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Security Management Jobs Demand Trend in London

Security Management
Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Security Management across the London region.

Security Management Daily Rate Trend in London

Security Management
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Security Management across the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014.

Security Management Daily Rate Histogram in London

Security Management
Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Security Management across the London region.

Security Management Hourly Rate Trend in London

Security Management
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Security Management within the London region over the 3 months to 24 April 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +13 21 £425 -5.55% 4
Canary Wharf - - - -
Beckenham - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Hayes - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Uxbridge - - - -
Security Management
England

Security Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management.

1 65 (41.94%) Information Security
2 45 (29.03%) Information Security Management
2 45 (29.03%) Finance
3 39 (25.16%) CISSP
4 36 (23.23%) ITIL
5 31 (20.00%) CISM
5 31 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 30 (19.35%) Management Information System
6 30 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
7 29 (18.71%) UNIX
7 29 (18.71%) DNS
8 28 (18.06%) Linux
9 27 (17.42%) Change Management
9 27 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (16.77%) VMware
10 26 (16.77%) Tomcat
11 25 (16.13%) Apache
12 24 (15.48%) Windows
12 24 (15.48%) CISA
12 24 (15.48%) Degree
13 23 (14.84%) Java
14 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
15 21 (13.55%) Citrix
15 21 (13.55%) SQL
16 20 (12.90%) Web Services
16 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
17 19 (12.26%) SLA
18 18 (11.61%) Node.js
18 18 (11.61%) nginx
18 18 (11.61%) Risk Management

Security Management
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the London region citing Security Management also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Security Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 26 (16.77%) Tomcat
2 25 (16.13%) Apache
3 18 (11.61%) nginx
3 18 (11.61%) Node.js
4 12 (7.74%) Cloud Foundry
5 10 (6.45%) CloudStack
6 7 (4.52%) OpenStack
6 7 (4.52%) CMS
6 7 (4.52%) Joomla!
7 4 (2.58%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (1.29%) SAS
9 2 (1.29%) IIS
10 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.65%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.65%) CICS
10 1 (0.65%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.65%) WorkSite
Applications
1 9 (5.81%) MS PowerPoint
1 9 (5.81%) Spreadsheet
2 7 (4.52%) MS Office
3 5 (3.23%) MS Excel
4 3 (1.94%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.29%) MS Project
6 1 (0.65%) Vectorworks
6 1 (0.65%) CINEMA 4D
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.10%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.65%) IaaS
2 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 29 (18.71%) DNS
2 8 (5.16%) Intranet
3 6 (3.87%) SAN
3 6 (3.87%) Firewall
4 5 (3.23%) OSPF
4 5 (3.23%) FTP
5 4 (2.58%) TCP/IP
5 4 (2.58%) BGP
5 4 (2.58%) Network Security
5 4 (2.58%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (1.94%) Extranet
6 3 (1.94%) VPN
6 3 (1.94%) VoIP
6 3 (1.94%) WAN
7 2 (1.29%) SSL
7 2 (1.29%) MPLS
7 2 (1.29%) LAN
7 2 (1.29%) iSCSI
7 2 (1.29%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (1.29%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.74%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (5.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.52%) MongoDB
4 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2000
7 3 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.29%) VLDB
8 2 (1.29%) DB2
8 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
9 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.65%) Big Data
9 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Ant
1 4 (2.58%) Maven
1 4 (2.58%) Hudson
1 4 (2.58%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.65%) FindBugs
2 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 45 (29.03%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Banking
3 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
4 9 (5.81%) Financial Institution
5 6 (3.87%) Legal
5 6 (3.87%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.58%) Publishing
6 4 (2.58%) Front Office
7 3 (1.94%) Law
8 2 (1.29%) Games
8 2 (1.29%) Local Government
8 2 (1.29%) Retail
9 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.65%) Marketing
9 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (17.42%) Analyst
2 19 (12.26%) DevOps Engineer
3 14 (9.03%) Project Manager
3 14 (9.03%) Consultant
4 11 (7.10%) Security Analyst
5 10 (6.45%) Architect
5 10 (6.45%) Security Manager
5 10 (6.45%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (6.45%) Information Specialist
5 10 (6.45%) Information Manager
6 9 (5.81%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 9 (5.81%) Security Specialist
6 9 (5.81%) DBA
6 9 (5.81%) Support Analyst
7 8 (5.16%) Business Analyst
7 8 (5.16%) SQL DBA
7 8 (5.16%) Information Security Manager
7 8 (5.16%) Information Security Specialist
8 7 (4.52%) Security Consultant
8 7 (4.52%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (12.90%) Web Services
2 2 (1.29%) .NET
2 2 (1.29%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.65%) JSP
3 1 (0.65%) Middleware
3 1 (0.65%) SAP Basis
3 1 (0.65%) Spring
3 1 (0.65%) Application Packaging
3 1 (0.65%) Spring Security
3 1 (0.65%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.35%) Management Information System
2 11 (7.10%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.45%) Economics
4 9 (5.81%) CESG
4 9 (5.81%) E-Learning
4 9 (5.81%) CLARiiON
4 9 (5.81%) Symmetrix DMX
4 9 (5.81%) Open Source
5 8 (5.16%) RMADS
6 7 (4.52%) Replication
7 5 (3.23%) Blackberry
7 5 (3.23%) CESG CLAS
8 4 (2.58%) Derivative
9 3 (1.94%) Data Protection Act
9 3 (1.94%) iPad
9 3 (1.94%) iPhone
9 3 (1.94%) Clustering
10 2 (1.29%) Biometrics
10 2 (1.29%) Fixed Income
10 2 (1.29%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 29 (18.71%) UNIX
2 28 (18.06%) Linux
3 24 (15.48%) Windows
4 6 (3.87%) Solaris
5 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) AIX
8 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (41.94%) Information Security
2 45 (29.03%) Information Security Management
3 36 (23.23%) ITIL
4 30 (19.35%) Continuous Improvement
5 27 (17.42%) Change Management
5 27 (17.42%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (11.61%) Risk Management
8 17 (10.97%) ISMS
9 14 (9.03%) PRINCE2
9 14 (9.03%) Configuration Management
9 14 (9.03%) Project Management
9 14 (9.03%) Service Management
9 14 (9.03%) Risk Assessment
10 13 (8.39%) Asset Management
11 12 (7.74%) Data Analysis
11 12 (7.74%) Incident Management
12 11 (7.10%) Business Continuity
12 11 (7.10%) Resource Management
12 11 (7.10%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.84%) Java
2 21 (13.55%) SQL
3 15 (9.68%) Ruby
4 5 (3.23%) T-SQL
5 4 (2.58%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.29%) C
6 2 (1.29%) C++
7 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) Perl
7 1 (0.65%) Python
7 1 (0.65%) REXX
7 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.65%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (25.16%) CISSP
2 31 (20.00%) CISM
3 24 (15.48%) Degree
3 24 (15.48%) CISA
4 12 (7.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 10 (6.45%) Security Cleared
6 6 (3.87%) SC Cleared
7 5 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (2.58%) CCNA
9 2 (1.29%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.29%) CGEIT
9 2 (1.29%) CRISC
9 2 (1.29%) ISACA
9 2 (1.29%) ISSEP
9 2 (1.29%) CISMP
9 2 (1.29%) MCITP
10 1 (0.65%) GIAC
10 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.65%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (12.26%) SLA
3 13 (8.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 12 (7.74%) QA
5 3 (1.94%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (9.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (5.16%) Active Directory
3 6 (3.87%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.29%) XenApp
4 2 (1.29%) vSphere
4 2 (1.29%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.29%) NFS
5 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.65%) RACF
Systems Management
1 16 (10.32%) Nagios
2 15 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (6.45%) collectd
4 8 (5.16%) Puppet
5 4 (2.58%) SCOM
5 4 (2.58%) Ansible
6 2 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (1.29%) NetBackup
6 2 (1.29%) SCCM
6 2 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.65%) AppDNA
7 1 (0.65%) Nessus
7 1 (0.65%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.65%) SCSM
7 1 (0.65%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.65%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (16.77%) VMware
2 22 (14.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (13.55%) Citrix
4 15 (9.68%) Foundry
5 13 (8.39%) NetApp
6 12 (7.74%) EMC
6 12 (7.74%) Oracle
6 12 (7.74%) Cisco
7 11 (7.10%) Akamai
8 9 (5.81%) Isilon
9 6 (3.87%) SAP
10 5 (3.23%) Cognos
10 5 (3.23%) Sun
11 4 (2.58%) CheckPoint
11 4 (2.58%) Vyatta
12 3 (1.94%) Bloomberg
12 3 (1.94%) Juniper
12 3 (1.94%) IBM
13 2 (1.29%) HP
13 2 (1.29%) Reuters